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Black Bottom Saints

Alice Randall’s latest novel is a genre-bending series of profiles of the dazzling residents of Black Bottom, the heart of Detroit’s Black community.

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Review of ‘Black Bottom Saints’

Alice Randall’s latest novel is a genre-bending series of profiles of the dazzling residents of Black Bottom, the commercial and residential heart of Detroit’s Black community in the era spanning from the Great Depression to the early 1960s. Characters are revealed through the eyes of real-life emcee, theater director, newspaper columnist and dapper man about…

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